Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

02 Nov 2001, 7:57 a.m.

My parents came over and spent the night because they…

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2001 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

My parents came over and spent the night because they went to my sister's employer's annual banquet. I declined to have breakfast with them and my sister this morning.

Maybe the best way to keep my dad from reading my journal is to say to him, "Dad, read my journal, really, I wish you would read my journal." But then this morning I actually loaded it up for him on the old Compaq. Even though he'd had no opinion on "Consistency Bias" when he'd read it last night, today he didn't like that I had posted it for all to see. "What will people think?" he asked. "They'll think that I wanted to write a poem about you," I answered.